prostate cancer

Open Surgery

The aim of the surgery is to cure the cancer and reduce the risk of incontinency and impotence. Having performed over 4,000 open surgery cases to date, the most in the Southern Hemisphere, I have been able to refine this technique to ensure exceptional outcomes in terms of cure, continency and minimal complications.  A nerve sparing technique, […]

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Nerve Sparing

Today with a lot of experience and a lot of skill it is possible to preserve both neurovascular bundles, the nerve supply to the penis, in most men depending on the extent of the cancer. With improved surgical techniques and the availability of Viagra like tablets, most men less than 65 years of age are

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Choosing Treatment

There are many treatment options for localised or locally advanced prostate cancer making it very difficult for patients to choose. Newly diagnosed patients must consider a myriad of factors including the risk of potential side effects, recommendations from physicians, family and friends, economic circumstances, prior medical care experiences, emotional feelings about a cancer diagnosis as

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A prostate biopsy is the taking of tissue samples from the prostate gland and examining them under a microscope for cancer cells. This can be done using either the transrectal or transperineal technique. Approximately 25 to 35% of patients having a biopsy will have cancer, depending upon their risk factors. Transperineal biopsy This technique is

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Evidence Based

As a doctor I need to have objective and validated data on my results. Without it I could not really qualify any success I have or improve my ability to choose the most effective treatment for a particular patient. By the careful collection and analyses of treatment outcomes I have been able to do this.

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